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Update description of an issue from database?

Can some one give me the sql query to update description of an issue from database?

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Hi @Sandesh Shetty 

Any specific reason why you want to do it directly in the database? Updating in database in not recommended.

You can use Jira REST api for doing that.

Ravi

@Ravi Sagar -Adaptavist- 

I'm trying to change jira database from oracle to postgres. One of the old closed issue's description consists some junk characters. because of that import of xml backup is failing. I want to delete that junk characters from the issue description. Can you please help me to do that?

Thanks and regards

Sandesh

Hi @Sandesh Shetty 

The table name is jiraissue and you can take a look at the schema here.

Ravi

That's one of the few excuses for doing it.  However, you will find it safer and easier to edit the xml before import (Assuming you have a text editor that can cope with the size of it)

No problem. Thanks for sharing the link, it will help others.

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